• Hawaii news anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A local news anchor in Hawaii posted a screenshot showing several frightened text messages she received after a false emergency alert went out warning of an impending ballistic missile threat to the state.
    The anchor, Sara Donchey, said on Twitter that her family also lived in the state.
    "They were hiding in the garage," Donchey tweeted. "My mom and sister were crying. It was a false alarm, but betting a lot of people are shaken."
    Sara Donchey, an anchor at local NBC affiliate KPRC2 in Honolulu, Hawaii, woke up to a string of terrified texts after an emergency alert went out about an...
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  • False ballistic missile alarm sends Hawaii into panic

    False ballistic missile alarm sends Hawaii into panic

    3 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    An emergency alert in Hawaii warned cell phone users that a ballistic missile was about the hit the state.
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  • Hawaiians sent terrifying, false warning of inbound ballistic missile

    Hawaiians sent terrifying, false warning of inbound ballistic missile

    3 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    Residents in Hawaii were left panic-stricken on Saturday morning when they received emergency text messages warning them, incorrectly, of an incoming ballistic missile.
    “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII,” the text message read in block capitals. “SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” The message was also broadcast on TV, in terrifying fashion.
    The moment the EAS alert interrupted Hawaiian TV is terrifying pic.twitter.com/pVwpCBeRgD
    - Timothy Burke January 13, 2018
    But the warning turned out to be completely false, and the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted that...
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  • Hawaii sends terrifying ‘false alarm' about ballistic missile

    Hawaii sends terrifying ‘false alarm' about ballistic missile

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    A fake alert of an incoming ballistic missile hit cell phones across Hawaii on Saturday. Multiple people began tweeting about an emergency alert they received on their cellphones around 1:15 pm Eastern time. “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill,” the alert read. “Did anyone else's iPhone just...
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